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spasmophilia

noun spas·mo·phil·ia \ ˌspaz-mə-ˈfil-ē-ə \

medical Definition of spasmophilia

: an abnormal tendency to convulsions, tetany, or spasms from even slight mechanical or electrical stimulation
  • spasmophilia associated with rickets

spasmophile

play \ˈspaz-mə-ˌfīl\ or spasmophilic play \ˌspaz-mə-ˈfil-ik\ adjective

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